Help! My Basement Flooded

We can help restore your basement and prevent it from happening again.


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Steps To Take When Your Basement Experiences Severe Flooding

Discovering a flooded basement can be a very upsetting thing to discover — especially if it’s never flooded that badly in the past. Our trained experts specialize in wet basement repairs of all kinds and can provide a great solution for you.

From time to time, and particularly during the heaviest rains, we’ll speak with a homeowner who has just discovered that their basement is flooded with several inches to several feet of groundwater.

The homeowners are, understandably, very upset that their personal items (and sometimes their home’s utilities) have been damaged or destroyed by water, and would like us to install a waterproofing system right away.

Calling In A Certified Professional

Repairs of a flooded basement are best conducted by a professional who specializes in basement waterproofing.

Three Reasons To Call An Expert:

  • An expert in the industry can help you recover your damaged items and advise you on restoring your damaged drywall and furniture.
  • Depending on the source, water in a flooded basement may contain bacteria or viruses, and it may present an electrical hazard as well.
  • Pumping out a severely flooded basement too quickly can sometimes lead to damage to foundation walls.

We can help you repair your flooded basement — and prevent future flooding in your home! Our award-winning basement waterproofing systems come with a written, transferable warranty!

For a free, no-obligation basement waterproofing quote, call or e-mail us today! We proudly serve Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, the surrounding areas of Helena, Butte, Kalispell, Havre, Hamilton, Livingston, Belgrade, and many nearby areas.

What To Do If Your Basement Is Flooded

At first glance, a flooded basement may seem like a problem that a homeowner will just have to live with. This is not true! There are basement waterproofers available, with common-sense and warrantied solutions, that are just a phone call away.

When your basement floods, we at Dayspring Restoration recommend taking these six steps:

1. Shut Off Any Failed Plumbing

While most flooded basements are caused by heavy rains and groundwater flooding, others are caused by home plumbing failures.

If a pipe, washer hose, water heater, or other pressurized water source fails in your home, it can release hundreds of gallons of water into your basement every hour.

In fact, we’ve seen water rise so high in a basement that it’s coming out of the windows!

In situations where there is a plumbing failure, the first step to solving the problem should be to turn off any failed plumbing. Be very careful to stay high and dry as you do this, as the water be electrified, or contain viruses and bacteria.

2. Contact A Disaster Restoration Expert

It may seem a bit extreme to think of a “disaster restoration expert” when you need someone to pump out a flooded basement, but these are exactly the people who are best suited to help you take care of your flooded basement.

Disaster restoration experts are pros at drying homes, pumping out water, and making sure that mold and rot are controlled. Have them visit your home within 48 hours to avoid mold growth.

Disaster restoration experts are busiest during heavy rains — so call them right away to beat the crowds. These companies generally provide 24-hour emergency service, so don’t hesitate to contact them as soon as you find a problem. Depending on your area, the local fire company may also be able to available to pump your basement out.

3. Give Us A Call